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On May 16, 2018, Jim Resila spoke on “Police Liability Claims from Start to Finish” at a National Business Institute seminar held in Latham, NY. Jim’s presentation focused on settling and trying policy liability claims, including the topics: When to settle vs. when to go to trial Negotiating settlement amounts ... [READ MORE]

James A. Resila was successful in obtaining a dismissal of a Complaint filed against his client, an employee of a local municipal Board of Elections, in a case pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. The plaintiff, the commissioner for a local Board ... [READ MORE]

United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit Agrees with Carter Conboy that the Qualified Immunity Doctrine Protects Government Officials from Civil Liability Albany law firm, Carter Conboy, today announced a landmark victory for police officers in a lawsuit involving alleged civil rights violations under 42 U.S.C. §1983 including ... [READ MORE]